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Chicago Soldiers Colony to Governor George Anthony

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Creator: Chicago Soldiers Colony

Date: May 03, 1878

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Historical collections: Trego County

Unit ID: 218972

Summary: A letter from the Chicago Soldiers Colony in Collyer, Kansas, to Governor George Anthony. The group asks the governor to send a military detachment to the area to help prevent cattle drivers and their cattle from passing through the area. The group says that the cattle causes damage to the crops and that the herders are outcasts of society and should not be allowed in the area.

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Title (Main title): Chicago Soldiers Colony to Governor George Anthony


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